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Creator:
Stephen Riou, 1720–1780
Title:
Alzata della faciata d'una Casa per fare alla Villa
Date:
1752
Medium:
Graphite, gray wash, pen and black and brown ink, within double-ruled black ink border on slightly textured, medium, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 13 3/8 inches (22.5 × 34 cm) and Spine: 13 1/2 inches (34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Alzata della faciata d'una Casa per fare alla Villa"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "fig. B"; in pen and brown ink, center: "VILLA C[...]"; in pen and black ink, lower left and right, elevation and plan labeled in Italian; in pen and black ink, right, dimensions given: "10", "12", "15"

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "R. architectus"; dated on title page

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.780(2)
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | chapels | colonnades | columns (architectural elements) | Corinthian order | country house | domes | exterior | facades | palazzi | pilasters | plans (drawings) | rustication | statues | villas
Associated Places:
Italia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:68834
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